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More than 2,000 Palestinians leave Gaza through Rafah border crossing
Published - Date : 3/9/2017 7:39:06 PM
Egyptian authorities closed the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the besieged Gaza Strip on Thursday after 3 days of opening it in both directions.
The Gaza borders and crossings committee said that 2,058 Palestinians were permitted to leave the besieged coastal enclave during the three days, including humanitarian cases and Egyptian passport holders.
The committee added that the Gaza Strip received 1,961 Palestinians who were stranded on the borders, noting that Egyptian authorities denied passage to 194.